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High Definition Camcorders

HDV Camcorder
Item Code: 3235B001
Estimated Retail Price: $6,999.00


Main Unit Specs

Standard Definition or High DefinitionHigh Definition
Power Supply (rated)7.4V DC (battery pack)
Video Recording systemHDV: HDV1080i; DV: DV specifications

Two rotating heads, helical scan azimuth recording, (Consumer VCR SD specifications)
Audio Recording systemHDV: 2-channel recording MPEG1 Audio Layer II: (Sampling frequency 48 kHz, bit rate 384 kbps)

DV: 2-channel recording PCM digital recording: 16 bits (48 kHz), 12 bits (32 kHz, 12 bits selectable)
Image Sensor(3) 1/3-inch Native 16:9 CCDs (1440x1080)
Total PixelsApprox. 1.67 Megapixels each x 3
Effective PixelsHD approx. 1.56 Megapixels (1440 x 1080)

SD (4:3) approx. 1.17 Megapixels (1080 x 1080)

SD (16:9) approx. 1.56 Megapixels (1440 x 1080)
Tape FormatVideo cassettes bearing the MiniDV mark
Tape SpeedHDV/DV: SP mode 18.81mm/second

DV: LP mode 12.56 mm/second
Maximum recording TimeHDV/DV: SP mode 80 min. DV:LP; 120 min.
LensCanon 20x HD L Series Zoom, f=4.5-90mm, f/1.6-3.5
Focusing SystemTTL-video signal sensing system autofocus. Manual focusing possible.
Minimum Focusing Distance20mm (wide macro), 1m (entire zoom range)
Frame Rate60i, 24F, 30F
Minimum IlluminationNTSC: 6 lux (Shutter speed 1/60, Gain 18 dB)

PAL: 5 lux (Shutter speed 1/50, Gain 18 dB)

Manual mode (when Gain 18 dB, f/1.6, 60i/50i are selected)

NTSC: 0.4 lux (Shutter speed 1/4), PAL: 0.3 lux (Shutter speed 1/3) (when 60i/50i is selected)
Genlock TerminalBNC Connector (input only)
Timecode TerminalsBNC Connector (input and output)
Image StabilizationSuperRange Optical (Lens Shift)
Filter Diameter72mm
Viewfinder.57-inch widescreen, approx. 269,000 pixels
LCD Screen2.8-inch widescreen, approx. 207,000 pixels
MicrophoneHigh-performance stereo electric condenser microphone
Recording MediaSD/SDHC (photos), MMC (photos)
DV TerminalHDV/DV Special 6-pin connector (IEEE1394 compatible); both input/output
Video Terminal(a) Also serves as RCA pin jack (yellow); both input/output

(b) Also serves as BNC connector; output
Output Levels-12 dBV (with 47-kohm load, 1 Vrms output level setting and -12 dB full scale)
Audio TerminalXLR 3-pin jack (2 systems); Switchable between MIC/LINE
Microphone Terminal3.5mm stereo mini-jack
Operating Temperature range32 - 104° F (0 - 40° C)
Dimensions6.4 x 7.6 x 15.5 in. (163 x 192 x 394mm)
Weight (not including lens hood and eyecup)4.9 lbs. (2200 g)
Weight5.4 lbs. (2465 g)